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in turn, “There is nothing common in how we (Hindus and Muslims) live, Trinamool Congress MP who is a member of the committee, ?Allahabad BJP MP Shyama Charan Gupta a member of the committee claims that bidi has “nil” harmful effect “Bidis are a natural product It is very small compared to cigarettes and there is very little tobacco in each bidi hence the harmful effects are nil as compared to cigarettes and chewing tobacco There is no medical evidence that bidis cause cancer Thus the present size of pictorial warning ie 40% is sufficiently large and clear and conveys the message unambiguously The new rule of 85% of horrific pictorial warning on bidi wrapper is unreasonable” he wrote to the committee on November 13 2014 The report of the committee on subordinate legislation tabled in Parliament earlier this month refers to the letter more than once even though what Shyama Charan Gupta wrote is contrary to established scientific facts P C Gupta tobacco researcher and one of the authors of the tobacco control report brought out by the Health Ministry in 2004 said: “Bidi is killing 600000 people annually in India With nearly 85% of the world’s bidi tobacco grown in India and with 70% of tobacco smoked in the country being in the form of bidis more Indians have now been found to be dying of bidi smoking than from all other forms of tobacco combined” From the time the notification for larger packet warnings was brought out last October the committee received representations from only the tobacco lobby not those fighting tobacco use including health experts No health expert deposed before the committee which considered representations from the All India Bidi Industry Federation Federation of Karnataka Virginia Tobacco Growers Association and “various people/organisations involved in the bidi/tobacco/cigarette manufacturing trade” At least two MPs who opposed the notification were also its members — Shyama Charan Gupta and Nandi Yellaiah Congress MP from Nagarkurnool in Telangana Congress MP S P Muddahanumegowda from Tumkur in Karnataka said: “We need to hear more from the tobacco farmers tobacco manufacturers and tobacco consumers That is why we thought the notification should be kept in abeyance till we have heard all these people It was a universal decision One or two people did express concern about the condition of consumers but they were not displeased or anything of that sort” he said Asked whether the committee would talk to health experts he said: “Yes of course we will do that too Right now NGOs are saying tobacco causes cancer We will talk to doctors I will also insist that the committee visits some of the areas where tobacco is grown” ?Written by Divya A | Updated: November 20 SITC has showed tremendous results. They talk of Gujarat. Rahul spoke about the Right to Education.

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